Re: Marketing Assistant
WHO WE ARE
Disruptive Publishers (www.disruptivepublishers.com) is a unique design studio focused on the business of licensed personalization content (avatar virtual goods & dynamic user interface themes) on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. We work with a variety of Tier 1 sports leagues (NFL, NBA, MLB, NCAA, NHL), gaming properties (Ubisoft, Capcom, Activision, Bethesda) and media partners (Warner Brothers, Paramount, MTV/Viacom) as well as leading artists & other content providers to create & publish leading edge personalization content on Xbox LIVE and PlayStation Network. Established in 2007, our 15-person team has become an award-winning studio within the realm of digital personalization content.
We are currently looking for a talented Marketing Assistant to join our dynamic Digital Gaming Studio. This would be a 3-6 month entry level contract with potential for permanent full-time employment upon successful assessment of probationary period. Due to our rapid growth, we are looking for driven, ambitious and passionate individuals to help take our company to the next level.
o Research and Case Study Generation and Analysis
o Executive Management and Office Administrative support
o Assist company Directors with day to day responsibilities
o Promote and generate awareness of company brand and services
o Manage Customer Service Replies
o Utilize social media and online/offline marketing channels to target new customers
o Company social development: identify and connect with gaming leaders and strategic partners, increase exposure, build and grow our company’s social presence.
o Twitter: Update background graphics, description, keyword optimization of the description, tweet, help increase follower base, report on industry activity, form strategic alliances with complementary twitter administrators/accounts
o Facebook: Create and update pages, help increase follower base/likes, report on industry activity, form strategic alliances with other pages
o Bachelor's Degree (BA/BCom/BBA) from four year college or university is preferred, or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
o Must have aptitude for working in a computer and program-based environment
o Must be able to meet challenging deadlines and juggle multiple facets of multiple projects at once
o Flexibility in adapting new tools, information, and methodology on the fly
o Previous experience in a professional office environment preferred
o Extensive familiarity with today’s digital entertainment landscape; high-level understanding of games industry a plus
o Excellent organizational skills are required, with attention to detail and the ability to multi-task
o High proficiency with office applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
o Experience/knowledge/familiarity of digital video/image formats
o Verbal and written communication skills
o Follow direction and work well independently
o Ability to learn new systems
o Photoshop is a bonus
o Detail and deadline oriented
o An entrepreneurial spirit; able to work efficiently within a fast-paced, small studio environment
Contact Disruptive to see how you could join this pioneering team! Please send a resume and cover letter to hr at disruptivepublishers.com. Please note that at this time we are limiting our search to candidates in the Vancouver metro area.